The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 29 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 36 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.52% 8.51% 9.42%
As % of the General category 10.71% 27.69% 29.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 36 8
Median salary £35,000 £33,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +33.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

General Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
84 130 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 42.21% 30.73% 32.25%
Number of salaries quoted 73 121 52
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of job ads across the Ipswich region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Games
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Ipswich region.

Games Salary Trend in Ipswich

Games
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Games Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for Games.

1 16 (61.54%) OO
2 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 9 (34.62%) Degree
3 9 (34.62%) Physics
3 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
3 9 (34.62%) Banking
3 9 (34.62%) Multithreading
3 9 (34.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 9 (34.62%) MongoDB
3 9 (34.62%) NoSQL
3 9 (34.62%) High Availability
3 9 (34.62%) Low Latency
3 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (34.62%) Virtual Team
3 9 (34.62%) Multithreaded Programming
3 9 (34.62%) OOD
3 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
3 9 (34.62%) Finance
3 9 (34.62%) Unix
3 9 (34.62%) C++
4 8 (30.77%) J2EE
4 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 8 (30.77%) Java
4 8 (30.77%) Web Services
4 8 (30.77%) Tomcat
4 8 (30.77%) C#
4 8 (30.77%) Online Games
4 8 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 7 (26.92%) HTML5

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) MongoDB
1 9 (34.62%) NoSQL
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (34.62%) Banking
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
1 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) C++ Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Senior C++ Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Senior Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Java Developer
4 7 (26.92%) C# Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (26.92%) Graduate
4 7 (26.92%) Graduate C# Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Graduate Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Graduate Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.85%) Business Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (30.77%) J2EE
2 8 (30.77%) Web Services
3 7 (26.92%) CSS
3 7 (26.92%) CSS3
3 7 (26.92%) HTML
3 7 (26.92%) HTML5
4 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
1 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Software
1 9 (34.62%) Physics
1 9 (34.62%) Virtual Team
2 8 (30.77%) Online Games
3 7 (26.92%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) OO
2 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 9 (34.62%) High Availability
3 9 (34.62%) Low Latency
3 9 (34.62%) Multithreaded Programming
3 9 (34.62%) Multithreading
3 9 (34.62%) OOD
4 8 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (26.92%) OOP
5 7 (26.92%) TDD
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) C++
2 8 (30.77%) C#
2 8 (30.77%) Java
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) R
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft